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Gonzales Nomination #776001

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 06, 2005
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(White House: Bill Plante) The Senate confirmation hearings for Attorney General nominee Alberto Gonzales featured; details given of questions about his legal advice to President Bush on the treatment of terror suspects; scenes shown from the hearings; memos written by Gonzales concerning the use of torture that led to the abuse of prisoners at Abu Ghraib in Iraq quoted. [GONZALES ā€“ clarifies his view of the Geneva Convention.] [Senators Arlen SPECTER, Edward KENNEDY, Joseph BIDEN ā€“ question Gonzales.] [Senator John CORNYN†- supports using every legal means to collect intelligence from terrorists.] [Senator Patrick LEAHY ā€“ says the Attorney Generalā€™s duty is to all Americans.]

Roberts, John;
Plante, Bill

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